Definition of high-hearted

1 : full of courage or nobility : high-spirited high-hearted language— Archibald MacLeish
2 : full of gaiety : insouciant, lighthearted a high-hearted junketHuntting's Monthly List

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Other Words from high-hearted

high-heartedly adverb
high-heartedness noun, plural -es

First Known Use of high-hearted

circa 1625, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for high-hearted

Middle English highe herted

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The first known use of high-hearted was circa 1625

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“High-hearted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-hearted. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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